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Wilson, Thomas 1525?-1581

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Works: 80 works in 559 publications in 6 languages and 6,691 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PN173, 808.5
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Most widely held works by Thomas Wilson
The arte of rhetorique, 1553 by Thomas Wilson( Book )

154 editions published between 1553 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first book of The Arte of Rhetorique treats of the purpose of rhetoric, which is affirmed to be the art which perfects the natural gifts of speech and reason. The distinctions of several types of 'arguments, ' and their constituent factors, are set out by means of examples shaped, indeed, on classical and Erasmian models, but with an added seriousness, born of the time, which lifts them above the Petrarchian commonplaces of the Italians. The second book treats, in the customary manner, of the fundamental qualities of style as an instrument of persuasion. The orator must be easily intelligible. He must secure the goodwill of his audience, must wind his way into the subject by suitable approaches, particularly if he be a preacher. Let the latter diligently seek his pattern in Chrysostom. The conditions of right eloquence, such as logical order, emphasis, repetition, climax, are as necessary in English speech as in Latin; nor can an English speaker neglect the art of stirring the emotions by the employment of humour, or pathos, by appeal to indignation or passion. The third book, ranging over a wide field, deals with the choice of words and the use of figure and ornament; with the functions of gesture; with the essential art of memory. It contains some of the sanest Elizabethan criticism of classical writers"--The Cambridge history of English and American literature in 18 volumes
A discourse upon usury : by way of dialogue and orations, for the better variety and more delight of all those that shall read this treatise [1572] by Thomas Wilson( Book )

61 editions published between 1584 and 1965 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilson's Arte of rhetorique, 1560 by Thomas Wilson( Book )

32 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of rhetoric (1560) by Thomas Wilson( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There have been four editions of the Art in the twentieth century: two facsimiles and two original-spelling texts, none of which is in print. Peter Madine's edition modernizes the spelling and punctuation of the text of the second edition, which Wilson revised and expanded in 1560, and furnishes a fully critical apparatus, including introduction, textual notes, commentary, and glossary. As such, this edition makes available a central work of the English Renaissance in an accessible format
The three orations in favour of the Olynthians by Demosthenes( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three Olynthiac and the four Philippic speeches by prominent ancient Athenian statesman and orator, Demosthenes
The rvle of reason by Thomas Wilson( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rule of reason, conteinying the arte of logique by Thomas Wilson( Book )

10 editions published between 1551 and 1991 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arte of rhetorike : for the vse of all sutche as are studious of eloquence, sette foorthe in Englishe, by Thomas Wilson. 1553 by Thomas Wilson( )

6 editions published between 1560 and 1585 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discourse vpon vsurie : by waie of dialogue and oracions, for the better varietie and more delight of all those that shall read this treatise by Thomas Wilson( )

17 editions published in 1584 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rule of reason : conteinyng the art of logique. Sette furthe in Englishe, and newly corrected by Thomas Wilson by Thomas Wilson( Book )

18 editions published between 1553 and 1964 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rule of reason, conteinyng the arte of logike. Sette foorthe in Englishe, and newlie corrected by Thomas Wilson. Anno Domini. M.D.Lxiij. Mens. Aprilis by Thomas Wilson( )

8 editions published in 1563 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rule of reason, contayning the arte of logike. Set forth in English, and newly corrected by Thomas Wilson by Thomas Wilson( )

9 editions published in 1584 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D. Gualteri Haddoni, regii professoris in ivre ciuili, Cantabrigienses: siue Exhortatio ad literas by Walter Haddon( )

6 editions published in 1552 in Latin and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rule of reason, conteinyng the arte of logique, set forth in Englishe, by Thomas Vuilson by Thomas Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1551 and 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rule of reason conteining the arte of logique. Set forth in English, and newely corrected by Thomas VVilson. Wherunto is added a table, for the ease of the reader by Thomas Wilson( Book )

6 editions published in 1552 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The rule of reason, conteinyng the arte of logique, set forth in Englishe, by Thomas Vuilson
Alternative Names
Thomas Wilson Diplomat Anglais, né 1524

Thomas Wilson Englischer Diplomat, geboren 1524

Thomas Wilson letterato e diplomatico inglese

Thomas Wilson retoricus

Wilson, Thomas 1525-1581

Wilsonus, Thomas 1525-1581

Wylson, Thomas

Wylson, Thomas 1525?-1581

Томас Уилсон

توماس ويلسون

توماس ویلسون

ウィルソン, トマス

トマス・ウィルソン (1524-1581)

Languages
English (389)

Latin (38)

Scots (9)

Japanese (2)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

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